Significance | StrengthsFinder theme

People exceptionally talented in the Significance StrengthsFinder theme want to be very important in others’ eyes. They are independent and want to be recognized.

You want to be very significant in the eyes of other people. In the truest sense of the word you want to be recognized. You want to be heard. You want to stand out. You want to be known. In particular, you want to be known and appreciated for the unique strengths you bring. You feel a need to be admired as credible, professional, and successful. Likewise, you want to associate with others who are credible, professional, and successful. And if they aren’t, you will push them to achieve until they are. Or you will move on. An independent spirit, you want your work to be a way of life rather than a job, and in that work you want to be given free rein, the leeway to do things your way. Your yearnings feel intense to you, and you honor those yearnings. And so your life is filled with goals, achievements, or qualifications that you crave. Whatever your focus — and each person is distinct — your Significance StrengthsFinder theme will keep pulling you upward, away from the mediocre toward the exceptional. It is the strength that keeps you reaching.

The genius of Significance talents begins and ends with the difference you are determined to make. You want the world to be a better place because you are in it.

The genius of your Significance StrengthsFinder theme begins and ends with the difference you are determined to make. You cannot stand the thought of living and dying and not having made a difference in your lifetime. You are bound and determined to make a difference and you want that difference to be significant. There is great energy, power, determination, and motivation within you to make a significant and lasting difference in the world. While others may consider you egotistical, this is not your motive. You want to make a significant difference because there is a lot wrong in the world and you are trying to make the world better. At the same time, you want to be recognized for the difference you make. But the difference you make is the driving force.


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